This feature gives a brief snapshot of what happened during the past week related to the Cleveland Browns (or important NFL news). Outlined below is a recap from the week of July 13 - July 19, 2014.
- Sunday, July 13th: One of our new writers, Joe Ginley, introduced himself to the DBN community. ... The Browns announced that they will be featuring a live dog mascot in 2014 named Swagger, although we decided that we're going to refer to the dog as Otto.
- Monday, July 14th: Pilot Flying J agreed to pay a fine of $92 million, which means that Browns owner Jimmy Haslam could potentially avoid prosecution. ... PFF talked about how extraordinary LT Joe Thomas has been compared to other tackles in the league. ... The team announced that registration for Family Day in Akron would begin on Thursday.
- Tuesday, July 15th: Part 3 of our training camp preview on wide receivers looked at the undrafted free agents on the team. ... CB Joe Haden signed an endorsement deal with Unequal Technologies. ... The Browns are the most Google-searched sports team in Ohio. ... We looked at fan perception on the Browns' receivers heading into training camp.
- Wednesday, July 16th: CB Joe Haden was interviewed on ESPN Cleveland and talked about the defensive leaders he sees on the team. ... We considered which former Browns players weren't passionate enough about football, which possibly led to their dismissal. ... Browns rookies report to camp on July 23, but CB Justin Gilbert remains unsigned.
- Thursday, July 17th: The Browns hired Peter John-Baptiste to be their new Director of Communications. ... Part 1 of our training camp preview on tight ends looked at Jordan Cameron, Gary Barnidge, and Jim Dray. ... Family Day at Akron sold out in less than a day.
- Friday, July 18th: Part 2 of our training camp preview on tight ends looked at the rest of the players at the position. ... mooncamping released his annual Yep and Nope lists. ... CB Justin Gilbert was interviewed by Ross Tucker and said all of the right things. ... NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the 2015 NFL Draft will not take place in New York.
- Saturday, July 19th: DBN's Mike Krupka went in-depth on his six key position battles heading into training camp. ... We looked at the fan perception on the Browns' tight ends. ... Part 1 of our training camp preview on outside linebackers looked at Paul Kruger, Jabaal Sheard, and Barkevious Mingo. ... Part 2 of our outside linebackers preview looked at the rest of the players in camp. ... QB Johnny Manziel has an endorsement deal with Snickers.
DBN Tweet of the Week:
#AmericaSpoke. You all think the @Browns will win the AFC North this year! pic.twitter.com/zSMKlT5Zx3— America's Pregame (@AmericasPregame) July 17, 2014